The artist is Bashkirtseva
Drawings and paintings m. To. Bashkirtseva, young student p. Julien, in childhood taken to France, repeatedly caused sensations in Parisian salons. Her "Diary", Published shortly after death and translated into many European languages, draws the formation of a thoughtful person with a strong -willed person from a carefree secular girl. Leaving Julien’s studio, Bashkirtseva gets closer to the. Basteen-lap, becomes a like-minded person of this famous master-realist. The artist’s work – portraits and genre painting – distinguishes a democratic orientation. The severity of the psychological characteristics in its paintings is combined with exceptional attention to the harmony of color relations, to the beauty of the picturesque texture, to the completeness of the form. These features are also characteristic of the canvas "The rain umbrella". Against the background of the dirty gray wall, the silhouette of a girl who is choking in a shawl under a broken umbrella is clearly distinguished. The gaze of her sad gray eyes fixed on the viewer is attached. They read expectation and loneliness. Subtle harmony of silver-black tones „Excellency" In the picture by introducing golden pink shades. The work was created by Bashkirtseva a year before her early death. A twenty -three -year -old artist appears in him an established and serious master.